Monthly Archives: February 2015

Deal of the day: grey market Nikon D750 camera with 24-120mm f/4 lens for $2,199.99

A grey market Nikon D750 camera with 24-120mm f/4 lens is currently $2,199.99 on eBay (regular price after $600 rebate: $2,996.95). This offer is valid for the next 17 hours. A body only D750 camera (also grey market) is now $1,767 (regular price: $2,296.95).

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Weekly Nikon news flash #303

→ Jessops UK is currently offering £400 trade in discount on the Nikon D810 when you trade in any camera. → The Nikon D810 + 24-120mm f/4 lens combo is now $900 off in the US: Adorama | B&H | Amazon (see all current US rebates here). → Grey market Nikon D810 is now $2,299.99 on eBay. […]

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Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro 2:1 lens review

Last month Venus Optics announced their new 60mm f/2.8 Ultra-Macro lens ($379) – the world’s first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Here is a review of this lens by Julian Eichhoff  (Website | Facebook | Twitter, see also his Samyang 12mm f/2.8 fish-eye lens review): The Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro lens Venus Optics, a Chinese manufacturer, released a 60 mm f2.8 […]

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Lens diffraction in photography

“Lens diffraction in photography” is the third [NR] article by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook). You can check also his previous posts “How to use Nikon’s AF-ON and back button autofocus” and “How to use a polarizing filter“. Diffraction – it’s a topic that is frequently floated throughout internet forums and camera clubs, especially among landscape and high resolution […]

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What to expect from Nikon in March

This is what I expect Nikon to announce in the next few weeks: → Nikon D7200 camera. → Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. → Nikon Coolpix camera with large sensor: I have been reporting for months that Nikon is working on a new Coolpix camera with a large sensor. I am still not sure of the size of […]

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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon now shipping

The new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon is now shipping again. There’s also a new set of Sigma 105mm WR filters available for the lens (see pictures after the break). Check pricing and availability at: B&H Adorama Amazon Amazon UK Amazon DE WEX UK Foto Hans Keuzekamp NL Additional photos:

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Meike MK-DR750 battery grip for the Nikon D750 announced

While the original Nikon MB-D16 battery grip is still nowhere to be found, Meike just announced their new MK-DR750 battery grip for the Nikon D750 camera (check pricing and availability on eBay, the same grip is also available on Amazon). Update: the Nikon MB-D16 is available on eBay. Additional information on the Meike MK-DR750 battery grip:

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Nikon D7200 camera announcement before March 13th

The Nikon D7200 will be officially announced in the next few weeks, most likely before March 13, 2015. These are the only set of rumored specifications I received back in December: New 24MP APS-C sensor Nikon D750 styled body with a tilting screen Expeed 4 processor MultiCAM 3500DX2 autofocus system 51 AF points Built-in Wi-Fi 6fps […]

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